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International: £13,905 for the course
- Gain rounded knowledge with a mix of IT training and management theory.
- Apply your skills on a course angled toward real-world scenarios.
- Have the opportunity to work abroad — with the possibility of Erasmus funding being available for European placements.
- Graduate as a competent, capable and employable IT management specialist.
- Learn to develop, design and manage IT systems and technologies.
This course allows you to get ahead in this ever-changing and expanding field. We help you to think about technology and the ways it can be effectively implemented, with cutting-edge facilities and expert tutelage. You'll graduate ready for an exciting position in the IT industry. This course offers a two year work experience route including a placement of up to 12 months.
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How you learn
On a flexible course of 12-36 months, you'll explore how IT supports business, and how business can improve through IT. With a mixture of practical and theoretical studies, you'll gain advanced knowledge and solid grounding for your future career; the course doesn't teach either pure computer science, business or theory - each module focusses on the real-world applicability of its teaching.
You learn through
- our academic team
- written coursework
- access to the latest learning materials via the learning centre
- use of our virtual learning environment, Blackboard
- wide-ranging learning technologies
There are opportunities to study abroad at one of our partner universities with the possibility of funding through the Erasmus programme (subject to the UK’s continued participation in the Erasmus programme following the Brexit transition period).
You will have the opportunity to work on real, work-based projects supplied by an external company or emulated industry case studies. You will utilise your skills and knowledge from earlier studies of topics such as data integration, statistical modelling, big data and distributed systems, to situations of genuine complexity.
The teaching team make use of their research and industry connections to facilitate the inclusion of real work scenarios and case studies within the teaching materials of many of the modules.
You will have the opportunity to go on a work placement for up to 12 months. You are supported in finding placements and can apply for a vacancy as you would like a job. There are dedicated sessions to support you in CV writing, interview skills and job applications.
The placement starts during the summer of your second year and most are paid. Apply for the placement route by selecting the two year course length.
This course prepares you for a career in
- project management
- research analysis
- software development
- digital marketing
Where will I study?
You study at City Campus through a structured mix of online lessons and face-to-face teaching with access to digital and online resources to support your learning.
City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.
Adsetts Library is located on our City Campus. It's open 24 hours a day, every day.Learn more
Equipment and facilities
On this course you work with
- modern IT equipment, labs and software
Normally you need
• a good honours degree which includes significant aspects of IT, typically 2.2 or above, from a UK university or equivalent from overseas university
We will also consider applicants do not meet these academic criteria but who have several years' experience in expert, managerial or senior IT roles. You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam. Find out more
Overseas applicants from countries whose first language is not English must normally produce evidence of competence in English. An IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in all skills (or equivalent) is the standard for non-native speakers of English. If your English language skill is currently below an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English level.
Additional information for EU/International students
If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.
For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.
|Module: Computer Programming||Credits: 15|
|Module: Enterprise Management Project||Credits: 45|
|Module: Industrial Expertise||Credits: 15|
|Module: Introduction To Databases And Big Data||Credits: 15|
|Module: Research Skills And Dissertation||Credits: 60|
|Module: Study Skills And Project Management||Credits: 15|
|Module: Successful Information Systems||Credits: 15|
Fees and funding
Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time study in 2020/21 is £7,420 for the course.
† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.
Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2020/21 is £13,905 for the course.
Postgraduate student loans
Up to £11,222 available for Home students on most masters courses.
Additional course costs
This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.Additional costs for Computing courses (PDF)
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